International House

Live with 350 other undergraduate and graduate students from Australia and around the world. International House is a university-owned residential college, set amongst 1.5 hectares of beautiful gardens, outdoor study areas and sporting facilities.

  • Globally minded community
  • Cafe, library, gym and four music practise rooms onsite
  • All meals included in cost
  • Comprehensive academic program
  • Leadership, volunteering and personal development opportunities

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Academic program

International House offers an extensive learning support program. You can take advantage of our purpose-built library, e-learning space and undergraduate tutorial program. Our academic enrichment aims to accelerate your  learning,  help you adjust to tertiary studies and  provide support to help you excel.

This includes:

  • guest speakers
  • academic seminars
  • drop in sessions
  • tutorials
  • peer mentoring for university-level subjects.

Professional enrichment

Each semester, you can hear from industry, diplomatic and academic guests.


Make the most of the college network with our mentoring program. This program pairs undergraduate students with alumni and graduate residents to assist with relationship-building and developing communication skills.

Academic seminars are also held approximately once per month. Members of the graduate student community can present on their area of study or research.

Meals and community dining

Meals are served in the Dimmick Dining Hall and provide our residents with a diverse and balanced diet. Dining as a community is one of the best ways to meet people, catch up on news and stay in touch with other residents.

A range of activities

At International House there is so much to get involved in. The chances are you will find an outlet to pursue anything and everything you are interested in.


If you are studying music or are interested in recreational music-making, our music tutor can help. Students can also demonstrate their talent at one of our many cultural and celebration events during the year.


Sport plays an important part of life at International House and you are encouraged to participate in the Intercollegiate Sporting Program or to join in as spectators.

International House has a team for AFL, athletics, badminton, basketball, cricket, football (soccer), hockey, netball, rowing, softball, swimming, squash, tennis and volleyball. The program is open to students of all ability levels.

Other opportunities include:

  • Cultural events
  • Wellbeing and health initiatives
  • Career and industry pathway initiatives
  • Leadership opportunities
  • A global network of International House alumni



Undergraduate room

Senior room

Graduate apartment

Cafe and foyer

Multipurpose court


Dining hall